FOOD TECHNOLOGY (08/03/2021)

Q1. The Percentage Of Water In Fruits Is?

(A) 2-5%
(B) 40-50%
(D) 80-90%

ANSWER – (D) 80-90%

  • Watermelon And Strawberries Contain About 92 Percent Water Per Volume. Other Fruits With High Water Content Include Grapefruit With 91 Percent, Cantaloupe With 90 Percent And Peaches With 88 Percent Water. Fruits Containing 87 Percent Water By Weight Include Pineapple, Cranberries, Orange And Raspberries.


Q2. Fruits Are Generally Deficient In?

(A) Proteins
(B) Carbohydrates
(C) Vitamins
(D) Water

ANSWER – (A) Proteins

  • The Fruits Contain A Wide Variety Of Compositions, Such As Vitamins/Ascorbic Acid, Carotenoids, Volatiles, Sugars, Amino Acids, Organic Acids, Minerals, Fibers, Polyphenols, Flavonoids, Anthocyanins, Triterpenes, And Other Nutrients.

Q3. Avocado Contains Approximately ________% Fat?

(A) 2
(B) 40
(C) 10
(D) 25

ANSWER – (D) 25

  • Avocados Are High In Fat. But It’s Monounsaturated Fat, Which Is A “Good” Fat That Helps Lower Bad Cholesterol, As Long As You Eat Them In Moderation.


Q4. The Prominent Organic Acid Present In Grapes Is?

(A) Malic Acid
(B) Tartaric Acid
(C) Citric Acid
(D) None

ANSWER – (B) Tartaric Acid

  • The Principal Organic Acids Found In Grapes Are Tartaric, Malic, And To A Small Extent, Citric. Many Other Organic Acids, Including Amino Acids, Are Also Found In Juice And Wines, But Tartaric And Malic Acid Account For Over 90% Of The Total Acids Present.

Q5. Which Of The Following Acid Combine With Calcium To Give Calcium Oxalate?

(A) Malic Acid
(B) Tartaric Acid
(C) Citric Acid
(D) Oxalic Acid

ANSWER – (D) Oxalic Acid

  • Oxalic Acid May Bond With Calcium, Forming Calcium Oxalate Crystals.


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